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Financial Literacy
fafsa application period
If you’re applying for financial aid for the 2022–23 school year (typically July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023), you should file a 2022–23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form at www.StudentAid.Gov. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a form completed by current and prospective college students in the United States...
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MMCCU offers two programs that might help you with your holiday shopping: Holiday Club – A popular account for the holiday season. Funds saved throughout the year are transferred September 30 into your savings or checking account to be used at your discretion for the upcoming holidays. Start saving for the next holiday season October...
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financial planning for college
Hey everybody, this is David Murphy, President at the Marshfield Medical Center Credit Union, and welcome to “The Credit You Deserve” podcast.  In this podcast, we will cover relevant topics that impact your personal finances.  You will walk away better informed about the basics of personal finances with tips and recommendations you can incorporate into...
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credit card debt help
If you feel buried by credit card debt, you’re not alone. According to the research by Cleaver Real Estate, the most common type of debt among Millennials is credit card debt, with 67% carrying a balance. Of those who have credit card debt, the average amount millennials owe is $5,349. MMCCU has options to help...
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back to school money tips
It’s almost time for kids to go back to school, which means school shopping is about to be in full swing. David Murphy, President at MMCCU, shares some tips on how to save money during what can be an expensive time of year for families, as well as how to use it as an educational...
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Trevor Neufeld, Financial Advisor at Neufeld Capital Management, will be hosting a webinar for MMCCU members at 6:00pm on Wednesday, August 24th. The topic of the Webinar is the “5 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Their 30’s” in regard to financial planning and investing for retirement! “Drawing from my experience in over a thousand client...
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buy now pay later loans
Buy Now, Pay Later Loans (also known as BNPL Loans) are on the rise. According to CNBC, Consumers have taken on a massive amount of credit card debt in 2022, rising to $841 billion in the first three months of the year. Low unemployment paired with high inflation is thought to have contributed to this...
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need help paying for college
Do you need help paying for college? Did you know that MMCCU partners with ISL Education Lending to offer student loan products with competitive lower interest rates to help you and your student navigate college costs? If you find that savings, earnings and other financial aid are not enough to cover the full cost of...
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financial tips for recession
Financial Tips for a Recession News about inflation, rising prices, and supply chain problems is everywhere. As a credit union, helping our members is priority #1. In good financial times and in bad, we’re here to help answer questions and navigate the financial landscape. If you’re wondering how to recession-proof your finances, we’ve compiled some...
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how to apply for a loan
Interested in a loan? Whether you need a home loan, car loan, or other personal loan, MMCCU is here to help our members. What is a loan? A loan is money you borrow from a financial institution and pay back in full at a later date, with interest. Loans typically consist of principal (the amount...
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